Work-Life Strategies & Solutions

On the Evolution of Work Systems in the Digital Economy

Hunting for Remote Working Jobs

Remote work opportunities are difficult to come by and work-from-home scams abound. Hence, information from those who’re in-the-know regarding where to find genuine remote work opportunities is so invaluable and appreciated. If you’re searching for such an opportunity, check out the list in this post by Marieke Guy.

Ramblings of a Remote Worker

When I was made redundant from my previous job I discovered that finding a new remote working job wasn’t going to be an easy task. Back in 2012 I did a scout of remote Working policies at universities – most had little to offer. The future looked bleak! Luckily I started work for Open Knowledge!

Since then finding a remote working job has become a little easier. There is now quite a few websites dedicated to employing people

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  • Remotive – apparently “remote + productive = remotive”. This search site contains mainly developer type stuff (with partners from InVision, Zapier, iDoneThis, Sqwiggle, HelpScout, Ghost, Formstack, Blossom, Customer.io & CloudPeeps) but there are some other jobs on there.
  • We Work Remotely is a site 37Signals on the back of their excellent ‘Remote’ book. You can also follow them on Twitter.
  • Working Nomads – “A curated list of remote jobs, for…

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4 responses to “Hunting for Remote Working Jobs

  1. Thomas March 15, 2015 at 12:37 am

    Work, the way it should be. I was born 50 years too soon.

    • Lynn Patra March 15, 2015 at 12:59 am

      Yes! I do hope and expect that more opportunities like these will arise – especially in light of the stubborn insistence on having an open-plan sardine can layout nowadays, which negatively impacts task-oriented people performing work that requires focus.

  2. cindy knoke April 12, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    So interesting! Thanks for posting Lynn~

    • Lynn Patra April 12, 2015 at 10:40 pm

      You’re welcome Cindy! I’m always keeping my eye out for these kinds of opportunities. As I’m doing much needed spring cleaning now, I think about the time I *haven’t* spent commuting in traffic – all of which would’ve made it harder for me to schedule in hygiene-related chores! 🙂

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